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2018

Fall

The SNS community was deeply saddened when former faculty member, Jinah Choi, passed away on August 28th. Here she is remembered by Founding Faculty members, Rudy Ortiz and Henry Jay Forman.   Unfortunately, our dear friend and colleague,...
School of Natural Sciences T-shirts Donated to a Second Grade Class in Oklahoma are Worn Proudly During the School's "College Pride" Mondays     T-shirts from the School of Natural Sciences made it all the way to an...
  Meet Vanessa Ortega, Front Desk Specialist of the Dean's Office Suite   As you walk into the School of Natural Sciences Dean’s suite in search of an administrator, a copy machine, or leftover snacks, it’s likely...
  School of Natural Sciences’ efforts at promoting diversity and academic excellence in STEM education received a boost this summer when two prestigious grants were awarded to SNS faculty. Together, these studies aim to improve retention...
Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming Events That You Won’t Want to Miss!   October 4th School of Natural Sciences All Hands Faculty and Staff meeting. 2:00pm-3:30pm in the California Room, UC Merced Main Campus.   October...
We Are Pleased to Welcome and Introduce the School of Natural Sciences’ Newest Faculty Members     Daniel Beller Assistant Professor Physics Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Dr. Beller’s research centers...
SNS Faculty Were Busy this Summer. Here Are a Few of Their Many Achievements...     Anna Beaudin was named a Pew Biomedical Scholar and was listed on the Merced Sun-Star’s “20 Under Forty” list of locals who are...
Erik Olstad, Class of ‘08     After graduating in 2008 with a degree in Biological Sciences, Erik Olstad went on to become the first alum of UC Merced’s School of Natural Sciences to attend veterinary school. Erik was...